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    For posting pics read this link, which has a few...

    For posting pics read this link, which has a few links for different ways to do it.

    If you are using an apple product, read a few more posts down, as they have some tricks to get pic size right.
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    I agree with this, and your previous comment...

    I agree with this, and your previous comment about not pulling war time shifts.

    I can't imagine I'll ever do production work, or high efficiency type stuff. Its not my backround or mindset. I do...
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    A lot of great comments and thoughts. I...

    A lot of great comments and thoughts. I understand some may be general info or ideas, and not specific to what I might be getting involved with, but I like the food for thought. Helps think around...
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    My write up on it is a little long, and pic...

    My write up on it is a little long, and pic heavy. Starts about here:
    Getting a Monarch Series 61 Back in Service

    Basically I removed and capped off the oil feed line in carriage. I un-capped a...
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    I didn't know what Ampco 18 was. Had to read up...

    I didn't know what Ampco 18 was. Had to read up on it a bit. It seems its a proprietary metal, Aluminum bronze mix. Which can be had as extruded, forged etc. Also some variations with 18, 18.22,...
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    I'm always amazed at how hard it is for really...

    I'm always amazed at how hard it is for really smart people to work together. :D

    There's a meme that pops into my head pretty often when going through the forums. :D

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    With a lot of name machines, and builders using...

    With a lot of name machines, and builders using turcite or rulon. No doubt there must be some benefit, and it must hold up well.

    Not having used it, my knee jerk reaction is I would prefer to use...
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    Turcite/Rulon vs using bronze

    Still reading and researching quite a bit. Assume I know zero. :D

    I know turcite and/or rulon has been used quite extensively, has very good longevity. And atleast some grades have bronze...
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    Just watching some vids on it. Saw Keith Rucker...

    Just watching some vids on it. Saw Keith Rucker cut the dove tail relief with a cutter on the mill. The vid preview pic shows it:
    Monarch 16" Lathe Restoration: Part 12: Saddle Cross Slide -...
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    Couldn't find him as a PM member. First found a...

    Couldn't find him as a PM member. First found a mention on another forum from 2015, then subsequent company name search found a something here from 2018:
    Looking for scraping services in the West...
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    One fellow, mcload, expanded his...

    One fellow, mcload, expanded his findings/results, after reading this thread:

    Posting Pictures on the South Bend Forum
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    Thats real good. Its actually just slightly more...

    Thats real good. Its actually just slightly more than my 7.5hp rpc at idle. On that I idle at about 8.7amps per leg.

    Now that 7.5hp, plus the 20hp idler motors I have are both 1200rpm motors. I...
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    I've picked up a 20hp motor to use as an idler,...

    I've picked up a 20hp motor to use as an idler, but I'm a bit from running the rpc. I'd be curious what your idling amps are on each incoming single phase line when you give it a test run. I plan to...
  14. Cal's thread requesting 10EE build sheets...

    Cal's thread requesting 10EE build sheets reminded me I wanted to get mine. It's 2 pages. The first two pics are each page, the other 3 pics I zoomed a bit for easier reading.

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    I have a few long term projects, and was wanting...

    I have a few long term projects, and was wanting to start working in this direction as well. I think not so aggressive as serious machine rebuilders/reconditioners. But maybe take the edge off some...
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    From page 4, 1943 catalog, if this helps: ...

    From page 4, 1943 catalog, if this helps:

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    The link:
    Kearney & Trecker Co. - Publication Reprints - Milwaukee Machine Tools - Catalog | VintageMachinery.org

    The pdf:...
  17. I wrote something up a while ago here:...

    I wrote something up a while ago here:
    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/south-bend-lathes/need-some-encouragement-374693/index14.html#post3599191

    A line I find pretty funny from a well...
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    Not sure its what you are looking for, but a...

    Not sure its what you are looking for, but a brief history on American Tool Works, "Correspondent Greg Menke" gets a shout out about mid-way down :D:
    American Tool Works Co. - History |...
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    I have been researching scraping a little bit...

    I have been researching scraping a little bit lately. I was thinking of giving it a shot on a machine I'm working on. Any recommendations on hand scraping tools ? I've seen the Biax scraper ends, I...
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    I'd swear the first 5 pics in the first post were...

    I'd swear the first 5 pics in the first post were of a miniature model :D. Perspective I guess.

    Nice work.
  21. Dear God what happened in the other 9 WW's ? :D ...

    Dear God what happened in the other 9 WW's ? :D

    I can't see through the brass fitting in any of your pics to know, but some South Bends have like a 1/8" drilled hole in headstock just to the other...
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    Being a firm believer in Murphy's Law, I better...

    Being a firm believer in Murphy's Law, I better take all 3 :D. I'll just list what's left when I get done. I'll send you a pm.

    For future viewers, if you need one, pm me.
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    I was thinking the same. Maybe a cheap chinese...

    I was thinking the same. Maybe a cheap chinese holder and weld on to it. I know the Aloris holders are pretty hardened, not sure all the aftermarket stuff, might be difficult to machine with cutting...
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    Would you happen to have C-D-E lever ? I noticed...

    Would you happen to have C-D-E lever ? I noticed mine has a crack on each side of the handle.

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    That grinder has turned out to be real handy, not...

    That grinder has turned out to be real handy, not just for its intended use either.

    I didn't actually polish the armature. I assume fine debris did that for me. :D

    I was actually a little...
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